Webb telescope makes another discovery on far away exoplanet

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of a far away planet’s skies, scoring another first for the exoplanet science community. WASP-39b, otherwise known as Bocaprins, can … Read more

Dramatic images show spacecraft collision with an asteroid

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — The DART mission made history this week when it successfully slammed into an asteroid – and we got to see it happen live, from millions of miles away. As the … Read more

Earendel star: Hubble Space Telescope sees most distant star ever, 28 billion light-years away

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The Hubble Space Telescope has glimpsed the most distant single star it’s ever observed, glimmering 28 billion light-years away. And the star could be between 50 to 500 times more massive than our … Read more

Liquid gems may rain from the sky on this sizzling hot exoplanet

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The weather on this piping hot exoplanet is truly out of this world. A massive gas giant orbiting a star about 855 light-years from Earth, WASP-121b may have metal clouds and rain made … Read more